[couples hands]how do we chose someone because of touch? do our handprints begin to resemble each other because of the relationship?
Schneider gets intimate with his subjects- creating the image of their hand then asking them questions while it processes.
‘handprint portraits’ after the information is left on the film, G.S. flashes the hand to give an outline.
‘handprint portraits’-a type of photogram. G.S instructs the subject how to place the hand on the film which soaks up the sweat
the handprint as an image of identity has existed since before lascaux- since begining of image making. it’s in every religion…
#picbod #picbod ‘john in sixteen parts’ allows the audience to create the composition, this being pre-meditated.
G.S pre-visualises his images not only creating them within the camera, but editing them into a piece-‘john in sixteen parts’
#PICBOD #picbod the negative is a drawing that is taken into the darkroom to be manipulate to have certain presences
‘Carte de Visite’
#picbod catalog of photos from 1870, printed in 1990. these people were not aware of the camera as we are today. #picbod ‘seedbed’by vito acconi caused schneider to have an epiphany about creating intimate work for the public.